Hummus & Guacamole

Bulk quantities, serves 50ish. Both simple to make, hummus and guacamole are excellent for meals and snacks. Soak the chickpeas the night before for hummus. Vegan, Gluten Free Hummus Make loads of this and have it out for lunch every day to go with bread or salad. Ingredients 900g dried chickpeas, soaked overnight and rinsed. … Continue reading Hummus & Guacamole

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B12 deficiency and diet

B12 deficiency can make you feel very unwell as it is a co-factor in most cellular processes. Deficiency often manifests first as fatigue, then neurological symptoms (such as pins and needles) and then as anaemia. There are many other symptoms of B12 deficiency. There are many causes of B12 deficiency. Some are caused by lack … Continue reading B12 deficiency and diet

Fats – the good, bad, and indifferent

Short version: stick to the whole fats (eg nuts, avocado, coconut, seeds) as these are healthier than oils. We need fat, but we don’t need it in the form of oils/butters etc. The ideal cardiovascular diet uses no oil, but this can be hard to achieve. Fat is essential to life but not too much as … Continue reading Fats – the good, bad, and indifferent